Music, Radio and The Quota Debate


  • Michael Pickering
  • Roy Shuker



public media, content quotas, cultural protectionism


The question of a content quota in the public media of communication only acquires cultural and political force in countries faced with a considerable volume of imported material. New Zealand/ Aotearoa is one such country. In this article, we review the widespread debate in New Zealand which has taken place over the past few years with respect to locally produced music


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How to Cite

Pickering, M., & Shuker, R. (2015). STRUGGLING TO MAKE OURSELVES HEARD: Music, Radio and The Quota Debate. Perfect Beat, 1(4), 73-97.